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05/28/2008 3:13 PM ET
Twins Wives organization shares Twins players' "favorite things"
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MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Twins Wives organization, in partnership with the Minnesota Twins and the Twins Community Fund, is pleased to announce it will raffle "My Favorite Things" baskets from current Twins players and coaches.

My Favorite Things baskets were created by the wives and significant others of the Twins players and coaches. The baskets feature several of the "favorite things" of their husband or significant other - from music, movies and food to games, books and hobbies.

Raffle tickets are $5 per ticket, and will be sold in the concourses and the Metrodome plaza by Twins wives and volunteers during Twins games from Friday, May 30 through Friday, June 20. Tickets also will be sold at Autograph Party on Saturday, June 21, with the drawings taking place following the Autograph Party's live auction that afternoon. It will be a random drawing with a raffle ticket drawn followed by a player's number. The raffle ticket winner will receive the basket of the player whose number was drawn.

Players and coaches who donated My Favorite Things baskets include Scott Baker, Boof Bonser, Jesse Crain, Michael Cuddyer, Adam Everett, Ron Gardenhire, Matt Guerrier, Jason Kubel, Mike Lamb, Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau, Joe Nathan, Pat Neshek, Glen Perkins, Nick Punto, Denny Reyes, Juan Rincon, Matt Tolbert and Jerry White.

All Favorite Things baskets include at least one autographed item by the player. Some of the favorite things include a golf ball mongrammer (Adam Everett), 4GB Ipod Nano (Mike Lamb), Guess watch (Jesse Crain), tackle box (Glen Perkins), Leatherman utility tool (Scott Baker), travel Scrabble (Jerry White), Bose in-ear headphones (Jason Kubel), autographed baseball and baseball card (Joe Nathan), Nintendo DS Lite (Nick Punto), team-signed snowmobile helmet (Ron Gardenhire), Juiceman juicer, (Pat Neshek), Nike golf balls (Boof Bonser), autographed Michael Cuddyer, Joe Mauer and Justin Morneau "Sandlot" poster (Michael Cuddyer), second season of Lost (Matt Guerrier), ITunes gift card (Matt Tolbert), signed and framed Justin Morneau Scorecard (Justin Morneau) and two rounds of golf (Joe Mauer).

All proceeds raised by the raffle of the My Favorite Things baskets will benefit the Twins Community Fund as well as several charities designated by the Twins Wives Organization.

For a complete list and photos of the Favorite Things baskets, please visit www.twinsbaseball.com/favoritethings.

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